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March 15th, 2020
‘zero tolerance’ on price gouging- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Although there have not been widespread reports of price-gouging in the Virgin Islands due to Coronavirus fears, there have been reports of panic buying. Supermarkets across the Territory have been busy with shoppers, who have cleaned shelves of items such as disinfectant sprays and wipes, toilet papers, paper towels, oranges and vitamin tablets.

March 14th, 2020
'In God there is no panic, but prepare' - Bishop Cline on Coronavirus

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Quoting Exodus from the Holy Bible, outspoken Pastor of the New Life Baptist Church in Duffs Bottom, Tortola, Bishop John I. Cline says that Christians have nothing to fear over the global outbreak of the deadly Novel-Coronavirus (COVID-19) as long as they obey the lord.

March 14th, 2020
DCrew makes tangible donation to BVI Breast Cancer Awareness Club

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The BVI Breast Cancer Awareness Club is now in a better place to advance their cause with a sizable donation received from the promoters of an annual social event.

March 13th, 2020
This Week We Feature Young Professional Lariisa A. Mapp

By Ron O. D'Avilar

While many youths turn to smartphones and social media for gratification, 25-year-old Virgin Islander and Educator Lariisa A. Mapp aka ‘Lisa’ is cut from a different cloth.

March 13th, 2020
Controversy as Davies family blocks off reclaimed land @ Red Bay

RED BAY, Tortola, VI- A number of persons have been complaining to this news site, as well as to the Ministry of Natural Resources and the Eighth District Representative about a portion of reclaimed land at Red Bay, East End, close to Alphonso Gas Station, being blocked off with rocks and chains and preventing persons from using the said space.

March 11th, 2020
Governor lauds VI’s gender equality efforts

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert, speaking on International Women’s Day observed Sunday, March 8, 2020, has praised the strides made by the Virgin Islands towards gender equality.

March 10th, 2020
‘I respect each & every religion’- Premier Fahie @ Holi celebrations

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A hardly recognisable Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) and Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture, Dr The Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) joined Hindus in the Virgin Islands in celebration of Holi or Festival of Colours (also known as Phagwah in some Caribbean countries) at Festival Grounds on Monday, March 10, 2020.

March 10th, 2020
'Just a handful' of Virgin Islanders are happy to be from here- Belonger

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Unites States born Virgin Islands Belonger, Mrs Shauvon Hodge-Frank says locals are not as proud of their heritage when compared to others like Latinos who champion their culture at every opportunity.

March 9th, 2020
VIP Gov't marks first year with thanksgiving services

SOUTH VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - In the second of two church services to mark its first year in office, the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Administration led by Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1), held a thanksgiving service last evening Sunday, March 8, 2020, at the Sanctuary of Hope New Testament of God Church in South Valley, Virgin Gorda.

March 8th, 2020
‘It’s our duty to collectively assist Gov’t’- Kyla K. Forbes

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Schools throughout the Territory will benefit from a series of initiatives hosted by not-for-profit organisation, The Reaching Out Foundation, which was recently reactivated after nearly 4 years in a state of dormancy.

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